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Famous Dave's

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7165 Peach St, Erie, PA 16509-4764
+1 814-790-4205
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Meadville, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was quite disappointed with my recent to go order. When I arrived home, I discovered that what I received was not even close to what I ordered. I ordered pork, but was given brisket instead. The sides that I received were also different than what I ordered. The ribs were very chewy - almost inedible. The only enjoyable part of... More 

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Thank TB012
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93 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped into the Famous Dave's after a day of skiing. I ordered the BBQ salad and was glad I did. The service was great and the food is priced fairly. Would stop again if we were in town.

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Thank Speedskier8098
Westfield, New York
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95 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I have eaten here NUMEROUS times and always return! One reason we go is for our favorite waitress Bubba! :) HI BUBBA! You are the friendliest and the best! Now I am not a chain restaurant lover per se, but Famous Dave's is not your typical chain. The Peach Street location in Erie is always fabulous with their food, service... More 

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Thank Rick M
SE Michigan
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77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

My friend and I absolutely LOVE the food here. We have eaten here many times and are never less than satiated. The proportions are large and very flavorful. The meats are tender and the service is always great. I am not generally a fan of chain restaurants but Famous Daves I'd the exception.

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Thank lovesfood13
St. Catharines ON
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We have been to this restaurant many times and have enjoyed the food there. Usually the wait staff have been very friendly and polite. Last Saturday however was a different story. Our waiter, Cory, had to be the rudest ever. I asked for a glass of Pinot Grigio. He said that they don't have anything but Zinfandel. I then asked... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We knew the restaurant at NY, there is a mix platter they suggest for 3 or 2 people we think is enough for 4, but it depends on each family, well located near to the main shopping area in Erie

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Welland
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313 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Easy to find on the top end of Peach Street in the shopping district, and easy highway access. Seemed a bit short on servers and hostesses as I had to go find someone to seat us. We felt sorry for a family that were there before us but were seated and served well after us. The good part: Nice combination... More 

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Thank Professor04
Lansdale, Pennsylvania, United States
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We ate here on a Sunday evening, admittedly not the best time to eat out. We were seated in a section completely by ourselves, not sure why. Other than the St. Louis style ribs, food quality was uneven, and service as inadequate. The ribs, however.... made it worthwhile. I ate some in the restaurant, and the rest as leftovers. My... More 

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Thank SGK327
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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Visited yesterday for dinner disappointing experience. It was about 8.30 pm and we had two staff sweeping up around us. Given that the place closes at 10pm this was overkill. Next the food... My daughter ordered a full rack of baby ribs they were the toughest overlooked ribs she or I have ever tasted. They were not baby back. The... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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286 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was starting to think that this chain had all but died. The location in Pittsburgh I used to go to had closed, then so did the location in West Virginia I lived near. Then we found this one! It is the same Famous Dave's that I fell in love with so many years ago. The barbecue is pretty darn... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7165 Peach St, Erie, PA 16509-4764
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-790-4205

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?